King & Kayla and the Case of the Gold Ring (Paperback)

King & Kayla and the Case of the Gold Ring By Dori Hillestad Butler, Nancy Meyers (Illustrator) Cover Image

King & Kayla and the Case of the Gold Ring (Paperback)

King & Kayla are back on the case in this laugh-out-loud mystery from the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award-winning series.
King, Kayla, Mason, and Asia are playing in the snow. Later, Asia discovers her gold ring is missing. What happened to it? Analytical Kayla has a plan. Together the friends retrace their steps and thoroughly search the area. Sensitive King remembers the crow he saw outside. Crows like shiny things. Can King and Kayla put the pieces together and find the lost ring?
With simple, straightforward language and great verbal and visual humor, the King & Kayla series is perfect for newly independent readers. King and Kayla model excellent problem-solving skills, including working as a team, gathering facts, making lists, and evaluating evidence.
Dori Hillestad Butler has published magazine stories, educational materials, plays, book reviews, characters for a board game, and forty-two children's books. A two-time Geisel Honor Book winner, she has also been nominated for children's choice awards in nineteen different states and won the 2011 Edgar Award for the best juvenile mystery for Buddy Files: Case of the Lost Boy. She lives in Washington.

Nancy Meyers is a graphic designer and illustrator and the proud owner of Sullivan, golden-doodle extraordinaire! She lives in Minnesota.

Product Details ISBN: 9781682632086
ISBN-10: 1682632083
Publisher: Peachtree
Publication Date: February 2nd, 2021
Pages: 48
Language: English
Series: King & Kayla
"Highly entertaining, this funny and warm story contains life lessons for young readers about friendship, responsibility, and problem-solving. . . .a terrific transition reader for those just beginning to delve into chapter book level reading." —School Library Journal

"Meyer's drawings, pleasant and simple to parse, help support the story. A satisfying addition to easy-reader collections." —Booklist Online

"This book contains short chapters, natural language, and numerous digitally colored illustrations that mirror the text, giving newly independent readers a boost when navigating all those pages. . . .readers can test their individual problem-solving skills and crack this mystery before its heroes do." —The Horn Book Magazine

"This gentle whodunit. . . includes such classic genre elements as missing jewelry, suspicious characters, red herrings and a gratifying 'aha' moment before the restoration of order." —The Wall Street Journal